The smart glass market is about to explode

By Kirsten Korosec | The smart glass market — technology used in buildings and vehicles to control heat, light and glare — is about to explode from $88 million in annual value this year to $899 million by 2022, according to an updated report by Navigant Research.

Conventional glass can be designed to improve lighting and heating in buildings.But it’s restricted to set parameters. Smart glass can be programmed to suit the needs of the building’s occupants. For example, the windows can dim in the middle of the day and turn more transparent in the mornings and evenings.

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Date: 28 August 2013

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